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ABC
Oct 31, 2012 4:30am EDT
storm damage alongside governor chris christie. it will be an unusual sight to see this close to election day. christie is one of mitt romney's top surrogates. he was also the keynote speaker at the republican national convention this summer. with a natural disaster, it's natural for party lines to be plurred. on nbc news christie offered up praise for the president. >> the president has been outstanding in this, he has expedited the designation of new jersey as a major disaster area. >>reporter: vice president joe biden says he'll resume campaigning today. >> assuming things continue as they are, we're going to resume our schedule in florida as scheduled. >>reporter: mitt romney will also stump in the sunshine state, swinging through jacksonville, taryp and coral gables -- tampa and coral gables. his running mate paul ryan plans appearances today in wisconsin and thursday in colorado. both campaigns are trying to make up ground after having to take time off due to hurricane sandy. what we know so far is that mitt romney will return to virginia on thursday after canceling events
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 4:30am EDT
softened party lines in the form of an unlikely pairing. new jersey governor chris christie and democratic president barack obama toured the storm ravaged state of new jersey. >> i cannot thank the president enough for the his personal concern and compassion for our state. >> it's not the first time this week christie has offered praise for the president. obama is also applauding the governor. >> i think the people of new jersey recognize he has put his heart and soul into making sure the people of new jersey bounce back. >> it has created a stir. >> the next president of the united states governor mitt romney. >> christie is one of mitt romney's most outspoken supporters on the trail picked to give the keynote address at the republican national convention. >> real leaders don't follow polls. real leaders change polls. >> if history teaches us anything, it's that some things are bigger than politics. in washington i'm terry dun ham. >> it seems republican nominee mitt romney is softening the attacks on his opponent. yesterday romney held three rallies in florida but did not mention preside
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 5:30pm EDT
had a busy trip when he was with governor chris christie, correct? >> reporter: this is an unusual sight to see, to see president obama traveling around the state with governor chris christie. you have to remember that chris christie is a top surrogate for mitt romney and the keynote speaker at the republican national convention. the president had this message for voters. >> we need to make sure that everybody whose lost a loved one know they're in our thoughts and prayers. we are here for you. we will follow up to make sure you get all the help you need until you rebuild. >> reporter: so far his team has said tomorrow he will be back on the trail and making stops in wisconsin, colorado and also nevada. >> so meanwhile, mitt romney resumes campaigning in the battleground of florida. seems like he's backing off the rhetoric a little bit. >> reporter: he's trying to strike this positive tone as he gets back out there on the campaign trail. today he has three different stops in that battleground of florida. he touched on the deviation along the east coast and didn't mention the opport
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 5:00pm EDT
this area today, toured the area with governor christie via helicopter. president obama has pledged to support but it's going to take time. reporting from atlantic city. >> sandy didn't bring just rain and heavy winds. garrett county it was snowing. some people are getting close to 30 inches of snow. rest stops are shut down. and tonight 17,000 people are in the dark, no power. >> sandy continues to spin, some snow showers in garrett county. i think we're dry the rose of the night. it's impressive to see sandy swirling over erie, pennsylvania. the clouds continue to come. not a lot of moon or star lie. temperatures running cool. so as the kids -- as you head out with the kids, dress them warm, maybe put a layer under the costumes. download hour abc2 weather map. >> all right. next year i'm going to go as a weather app. >>> here we are at the baltimore humane society. the shelter lost power. now everyone is struggling to care for the animals. deliveries of pet food and cat litter have been canceled for the week. to help keep them comfortable, get more information on donating to the s
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 6:00pm EDT
christie. it will take time to clean up. the ball is rolling and the federal government is very much involved. reporting for abc2 news. >> for will look at all the incredible pictures you have sent in and the video of the damage from all over maryland, just head to abc2news.com/sandy. >>> real important reminder. many people may have power at home but there are a lot of traffic lights out. we caught quite a few drivers blowing through intersections with their lights breaking the law. police handed out tickets. when drives come to a light that's out this should be treated as a four way stop. if an officer is around, you could get a ticket because it is the law. >>> the baltimore humane society on nick codeem must needs your help. >> our power has been out since 3:00 on monday. we do not have phones or internet. one of our main generators went down. so we don't have heat either. we have a generator powering the kennel. >> aside from the outage, they're taking a financial hit. adoptions are on hold and spaying and neutering are being held. the baltimore humane society is also in need of
ABC
Oct 30, 2012 5:00pm EDT
on if anyone was hurt but just amazing pictures. wow. governor chris christie said the storm's damage is beyond anything than i thought i would see. >> look what to this car in orange, new jersey. he was driving when he took a photo. he said there are a lot of trees and power lines in his neighborhood and right here too. he said things are calm today. >>> take a look at this video from ash bury park. it cut off barrier island, swept houses from their foundations and washed away rides and destroyed some of the boardwalk. look at some of those pictures. >>> ocean city was really hammered by sandy. >> and christian schaffer has been seeing it all. christian, people are upset when they saw the pier go. >> reporter: i'm trying to focus on the good news. no deaths no injuries despite a hard hitted a lot of flooding, especially on the bay side. the seawall held. the dunes held. there's a big cleanup but there really want the massive damage there could have been if sandy had come further to the south. this is what's going on on the beach right now. the sand that was pushed back toward
ABC
Nov 4, 2012 6:30pm EST
new jersey governor chris christie says his power is out, so be patient. >> a restaurant and a canton church will be sending out a surprise. >> ravens won, but this is an amazing story of team spirit. giving up the glory of a touchdown to help somebody. >> a week ago, we were staring san can i in the eye. it went north, just didn't go north, it ripped up north. richard has the story about a week of destruction. >> reporter: another day, another pilgrimage to the pump for hundreds of thousands. hurricane sandy has left behind a fuel famine. >> i've been waiting about 4 and a half hours, and it's an ordeal. >> reporter: while gas is low, frustrations higher. every time we come around, it's the same thing. >> reporter: some gassed up. >> i'm happy! >> reporter: but some scenes turned ugly. this man was arrested as he allegedly tried to fill a gas can from an off limited pump, the first of ten fema sites opened, dismentioning free -- dispenses up to free gas, up to ten gallons. lights are slowly coming back to life, but too slowly for millions. >> american red cross, we have hot me
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
coast, but recovery is just beginning. governor chris christie of new jersey is asking for patience. >> i need you to have patience as i'm trying to get all these things done. >> christie accompanied president obama on a tour of storm damage yesterday. the president said americans go through tough times, but always bounce back. >> my commitment to the people on this block, the people in this community, and the people in this state is that that same spirit will carry over all the way through until our work is done. >> in new york limited subway service is beginning today with flooded tunnels and packed buses many commuters have been forced to walk or bike into manhattan. >> we'll take it one step at a time and figure it out. hope for the best. >> governor cuomo declared a transportation emergency waives fees on mass transit until the end of the week. the storm damage was so extensive at well view hospital that -- bellevue hospital that it had to be shut down. 10,000 army, air and national guard troops have been put on duty in 13 states. those left with water logged homes and damaged
ABC
Oct 30, 2012 11:00pm EDT
will be here tomorrow and will tour christy as well. reporting from ocean city. >> back in march, the ash window storm redefined the is city and ripped up the board walk the waves picked the pool up and smashed it through the restaurant and put it on the west side. >> it is not as bad as it could have been. >> no secret. >> march of '62. >> that was one of the big ones and don't forget back in '84, gloria. the biggest damage was from north of us and if it had come hundred miles further south we would have a different storm. thank goodness. we still have snow in garret county and 30 inches of snow reported. and light mix snow showers and still flood concerned out toward fedrick. and as we look at the winds, they have died down and the bay threat is done. we will have much more on the peek wind gust. >> chain saws will go to work early tomorrow. >> here is some of the damage we will see in harper county. >> reporter: restoring the power is the job tomorrow. more than 24 hours after hurricane sandy road throw, the saturated grounds couldn't hold so the road is blocks and power problems a
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 6:00am EDT
. >>reporter: new jersey governor chris christie said residents of his state are devastated. >> this is a monumental task that we have in front of us, so i'm asking this week for their patience and then the week after that we're going to need their resill yens as we begin to go back to work and rebuild our state. >>reporter: president obama signed disaster declarations for new jersey and new york, clearing the way for federal aid. >> i want every agency to lean forward and make sure that we are getting the resources where they need -- where th're needed as quickly as possible. >>reporter: sandy is moving northwest bringing flooding and winter weather to the mountains. some power has been restored. still, though, more than 6 million people remain without power. the utility companies, they say it could take a week, it could take more. we are live in hoboken, new jersey this morning, i'm renee marsh. back to you. >>such incredible images, not only from new york and new jersey, also here in maryland. western maryland took us all by surprise with all that snow. >> more than a foot of snow
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